February 12, 2016

Gardner Rotary Club celebrates accomplishments

The Gardner Rotary Club’s Year End/Year Beginning dinner was held June 28, 2012.  At the dinner the outgoing president Cherlyn White-Conklin recognized members who have serviced the club, community and international projects tirelessly. The Gardner Rotarians have given hours of time and money to: dictionaries to all third  graders in the Gardner-Edgerton School District, help Continue Reading


Staff photo by Mark Taylor The Gardner Rotary Club is sponsoring Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at Johnson County Fire District No. 1’s New Century AirCenter station. Pictured is Cherlyn White-Conklin, Rotary president. The program trains volunteers to identify and anticipate hazards, extinguish small fires, assist emergency responders, conduct light search and rescue, set up Continue Reading

Emergency response training comes to town

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com When a massive tornado demolished Greensburg, Kan. in 2006, citizen volunteers conducted search and rescue efforts that recovered two survivors. The citizens were trained through a Homeland Security program called the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The program was designed to train individuals to help themselves, their families, neighborhoods and communities in Continue Reading

Grocery grab raffle tickets still available

Some lucky person will win a five minute grocery grab during the Gardner Rotary Club’s 1st Annual Grocery Grab. Raffle tickets are $10. The winner will have five minutes to grab Price Chopper groceries – only one minute in the meat department. Ten finalists will be selected and meet at Price Chopper at 8 a.m. Continue Reading